Answers of the Brain Teasers
Posted by Bal Vallah on October 02, 1998 at 00:55:44:

So, you gave it a good thought and now want to check your answer...Here, we go...

1.How long did the Hundred Years War last?
116 years, from 1337 to 1453.

2.Which country makes Panama hats?

3.From which animal do we get catgut?
From sheep and horses.

4.In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
November. The Russian calendar was 13 days behind ours.

5.What is a camel's hair brush made of?
Squirrel fir

6.The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?
The Latin name was Insularia Canaria - Island of the Dogs.

7.What was King George VI's first name?
Albert. When he came to the throne in 1936 he respected the wish of Queen Victoria that no future king
should ever be called Albert.

8.What color is a purple finch?
Distinctively crimson.

9.Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
New Zealand.

10.How long did the Thirty Years War last?
Thirty years, of course. From 1618 to 1648.(You expected something else?)

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